Externally Funded Projects


On Going Projects

Sl. Schemes Project name Principal investigator Year of start Year of completion Total outlay (Rs. lakhs)
1 NFBSFARA Bioremediation of contaminants in polluted sites: use of weedy plants Dr. PJ Khankhane, Sr. Scientist 2013 2017 93.4009
2 MPBT, Bhopal Phenotypic studies and genetic characterization of weedy rice from MP based on SSR markers Dr. Meenal Rathore, Sr. Scientist 2015 2018 12.97
3 ICAR Consortia Research Platform on “Conservation agriculture” Dr. A.R. Sharma 2015 2017 150.0
4 DBT Biological control based integrated Parthenium management for saving environment, health and biodiversity in north-east India Dr. Sushil Kumar, Pr. Scientist 2015 2018 37.07

Completed Projects

S. No Schemes Project name Principal investigator Year of start Year of completion Total outlay (Rs. lakhs)

 1

DBT

Biological control of weeds by plant pathogens

Dr. L.P. Kauraw,

Sr. Scientist (Patho)

01.04.94

31.03.1997

11.44

 2

ICAR

Studies on the pest  potential by the Mexican Beetle (Zygogramma bicolorata) introduced for biocontrol of parthenium

Dr. Sushilkumar, Scientist (SS) (Ento)

31.08.95

31.08.1998

8.00

 3

ICAR

Biological control of Echinochloa crusgalli in rice and Phalaris minor in wheat crop

Dr. L.P. Kauraw,

Sr. Scientist (Patho)

1.9.2000

31.08.2003

5.00

 4

CABI , UK

Developing strategies for the management of Parthenium weed in India using fungal pathogens

Dr. L.P. Kauraw,

Sr. Scientist (Patho)

25.7.97

 

31.03.2001

 

1.40

 5

ICAR

Role of insects in suppression of problematic allegator weedAlternanthera philoxiroides and testing of herbicides for integrated mgt

Dr. Sushilkumar,

Sr. Scientist

1.9.2000

31.08.2003

7.,51

 6

ICAR

Phytotoxicity of allelochemicals to aquatic weeds

Dr. D.K. Pandey, Scientist (SS)

1.9.2000

31.08.2003

17.51

 7

ICAR

Fate and phytotoxicity of applied herbicides and their impact on nutrient cycle in relation to soil factors and management practices

Dr. K.K. Barman,

Sr. Scientist

 

2001-02

2003-04

3.74

 8

ICAR

Evaluation and management of  allelopathic influences of crops and weeds of rice-wheat cropping system

Dr. D. Swain, Scientist

2001-02

2003-04

3.74

 9

DBT

Molecular characterization and field trials of mustard transgenic for hybrid seed production and resistance to herbicides (In collabo-ration with Delhi University and IARI, New Delhi)

Dr. NT Yaduraju, Director, NRCWS

2002

2005

19.06

 10

NATP, IACR

Development of national database on weeds.

Dr. AK Gogoi,

Pr. Scientist

2001

April, 2004

20.57

 11

NATP, IACR

Integrated management of Cuscutasp. in field crops.

Dr. JS Mishra,

Sr. Scientist

2002

March 2004

3.78

 12

NATP

Organization and management (PME) (in collaboration with NCAP)

Dr. AK Gogoi,

Pr. Scientist

2002

December 2004

4.00

 13

ICAR

Systematic study on weed seeds of India (In collaboration with –AAU Jorhat)

Dr. VSGR Naidu,

Scientist 

2002

2005

8.75

 14

DBT

Large scale demonstration on management of Parthenium through integrated approach (Net work project with 7 other centres)

Dr. Sushilkumar

Sr. Scientist

2004

2007

11.35

 

 15

ICAR

Determination of the role of weeds in epidemic and perpetuation of economically important plant viruses (In collaboration with IARI)

Dr. Anupam Verma, National Prof. and Dr. C. Bhanu, Sci.

2004

2007

4.50

 16

ICAR

Effect of elevated atmospheric carbon di-oxide (CO2) on crop-weed interactions

Dr. VSGR Naidu, Sci.

2004

2007

19.57

 17

ISRO

Detection of weeds for precision crop management using remote sensing technique 

Dr. MBB Prasad Babu

Sr. Scientist

2004

2007

10.17

 18

ICAR

Feasibility of increasing persistence of some rice herbicide and its consequence in soil environment 

Dr. KK Barman

Sr. Scientist

2005

2008

19.53

 19

ICAR

Augmentation and activity enhancement of Mexican beetle for biological control of parthenium

Dr. Sushilkumar

2005

2008

14.53

 20

DST

Herbicidal property of invasive and noxious weed Lantana

Dr. DK Pandey

Sr. Scientist

2005

2008

16.25

 21

ICAR

Structural behavior of different sulfonylurea herbicides in sub-soil under the influence of cropping conditions-identification and quantification of potential metabolites responsible for the toxicity and their bio-accumulation in fish (In collaboration with IIBAT, Padappai and PAU, Ludhiana)

Dr. Shobha Sondhia

Sr. Scientist

2005

2008

9.26

 22

Dept. of Agril & Cooperation (DAC), Min. of Agril.

National Invasive weed Surveillance Programme

Dr. VSGR Naidu

Sr. Scientist

2008

2012

722.22

 23

DST

Compost production from weed biomass for the socio economic development of rural people

Dr. Shobha Sondhia

Ms Vinita Parmar

2008

2011

5.55

24

NAIP

Precision farming technologies based on microprocessor and decision support systems for enhancing input application efficiency in production agriculture

Dr. VP Singh

Pr. Scientist

2008

2011

50.57

25

MPBT

Development and formulation of microbial metabolites for the management of root parasite weed Orobanche in mustard

Dr. C. Kannan Sr. Scientist

2012

2015

15.05

26

NFBSFARA

Study of domestication traits of two weed species

Dr. Bhuesh Kumar, Sr. Scientist

2013

2016

81.30

Our Mission

खरपतवार सम्बंधित अनुसंधान व प्रबंधन तकनीकों के माध्यम से देश की जनता हेतु उनके आर्थिक विकास एंव पर्यावरण तथा सामाजिक उत्थान में लाभ पहुचाना।

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